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EMBER 5, 1996 Coate prevail in Perkins Thursday, class turns loose gradua- Lgs on the local building for their The cast consists of Karice Berneice Thompson, Ralph Marler, Jerry Virginia Potter and on is directed hy Lora will attend the National of School Admin- City, N.J. during the latter band director at Perkins three students to Oklahoma ,the 25th annual Oklahoma Band The students are: Carol Jo Donna McGee, baritone; and bass clarinet. the modern trend and up to Delbert Butler, president Bank, announced Tuesday Department for local service will begin Sat- of Jacquetta Gartman for Priscilla Class of the and to make plans for their Wanda Earp, Ella Hanes, Theda Parks, Gayle Sager, and Margene Shumann. speaker of the M.I. Tom Chrystal. Those his book, "Gun Smoke Were: Leona Baker, Florence Cade Wilcoxson, Anna Pearl Freeman, Nina , Mac Vassar and Irene Vassar. guests were present for open home of Mr. and Mrs. of Perkins. spent Thanksgiving visit- and Mrs. George Sharpley in news reported by Donna Wayne Taylor and son had and Mrs. Joe Etheridge and son. Thanksgiving of Mr. and Mrs. Verlin Nelson, were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Herb Shoup and family of Mrs. J.M. Hess and family of and Mrs. Rueben .Bounds of dinner with Mr. and Grant and family were Grant's cousin, Mr. and Kirk, David and Ricky were Mrs. Roy Crabs, Maurice t Was honored with a wedding Methodist Church on Nov.. ts the former Vickie Moser. her son Wilburn and Rosa Grimm enjoyed Sunday dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Gene Thompson and Larry Gene. Lost Creek news reported by Kathleen Edmondson: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Irwin and family visited with Mr. and Mrs. Barney Turnham and family Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Osar Moffat and family spent Thanksgiving day with Mr. and Mrs. Leon Liebscher in El RenD. Cecil C. Thomas of Perkins has purchased McBride's P292180, a bull calf, and McBride's Cherry Bee P270468, a two year old heifer, from Quinton and Kenneth McBride, Stillwater. The animals are purebred Milking Shorthorns. Mrs. George Jacob was hostess to the Washing- ton Irving HD Club in her home Nov. 7 for an all day meeting and covered dish luncheon. Tryon news reported by Betty Carder: Mr. and Mrs. Charley Anderson and Jimmy have recently had a visit with Mrs. Joel Carter who cam from Anchorage, Alaska to see her parents. *.Thanks- giving guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Fowler and Leslie were Mrs. Leta Seelig and Dr. and Mrs. Seelig and family of Chandler. Mrs. Henry's Drygoods had tea sets from 35c to $1.49 with many patterns to choose from; blan- kets from $1.49 to $5.98; and a table of prints plain and fancy, outing plain or fancy, 80 sq., 34c a yard. Moser's Grocery had 2 lb. 3-Minute popcorn for 33c; Gold Spot milk 1/2 gallon for 49c; lemons 1 doz. 33c. 30 Years Ago. Dec. 1. 1966 Ditz McIlvain was selected assistant coach for the All-State high school football game next year in Oklahoma City, it was announced Monday by the Oklahoma Coaches Association. Head coach will be Bert Graham of Stroud and John Beesley of Nowata will be defensive coach. The game will be played Thursday, Aug. 10th. From Ripley news reported by Molly Sager: The Alumni Banquet and Prom was Wednesday, Nov. 23. New officers for 1966-67 are: Jim Wells, presi- "dent; Bett.v Sto .ry, vice president; Betty Rutledge, secretary; and Claude McGinney, treasurer. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Davis of Sapulpa were here visiting Mr. and Mrs. Eric Davis. They came for the alumni banquet. Seniors who will be in the Senior class play on Tuesday, Dec. 6 are: Jane Wells, Rhonda Bostian, Pam Holinsworth, Kathy Himes, Linda Wilson, Pat Coate, Dan LaFo]lette, Allen Cundiff, Gene Niles, Peggy Hardnack, Gary Smith, Myron Reynolds, Jody Nelson, and Waco Bridenstine. The three-act play was entitled "Tune in for Ter- ror." Mehan News reported by Jean Zetterberg: Mr. and Mrs. Ted Prickett and family spent Thanksgiving day with her mother, Mrs. R.J. Morgan. The J.C Spiva family spent the Thanks- giving holidays with her sister, the McCarns in Edinburg, Texas. IXL News reported by Alice Cundiff: Mrs. Bertie Gilstrap and Mrs: Alice Cundiffwere Sun- day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bostian. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Spencer and daughters spent Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. A1 West in Stillwater. Jaycee Jane members who were present for the board meeting on Nov. 16 in the home of Lorene Redus were: Joan McDaniel, Mrs. Frank Spillars and Jeralyn Campbell. 25 Years Ago, Dee. 2. 1971 Donna Emerson, an Oklahoma State University co-ed from Perkins, will sing in OSU's performance of Handel's "Messiah" Dec. 12. The free public performance will be at 2:30 p.m. in the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts on the east side of the OSU campus. The contract on highway improvements between LEGAL NOTICE (Published In The Perkins Journal, 1 time, December 5, 1996) BOARD OF EDUCATION PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE OF NEEDS AND CALL FOIl AN ELECTION Or amounts o~ money e6n~]I~,=x rate or rates behaved to be required for the support and maintenance Of the schools in O~strl~ No ...... of Pa]~ne yesr ate as follows: THE GENERAL FUND TO MAINTAIN A LEGAL TERM OF SCHOOL FOR THE ENSUING SCHOOL YEAR: Education) .............................. $ 3,080,000 ~..o~ ......................................... o . . ..... d Maintenance .................................... $ 2201000 S 200,000 $ 160,000 $ 4001000 $ AS.ODD " s 4p9.ooo s $ 25.000 $ 0 $ 0 $ O $ ._.__51.,.~E_Z $ 0 $~ $ 0 Gefleral Fund ...................................... I! FOR THE GENERAL FUND FROM SOURCES OTHER THAN DISTRICT AD VALOREM TAXES: hand. if eny. at the close of ~'esefll fiscll year .................. $ ir 4 win levy foe the ,,, 1998 liscal year ...........$ .................................... $..~-- revenue ........................ $ __.9.]JL3B/=--- I other thlm dlstrict ad valorem tax for the ensuing fiscal year ................. $ ._...4.,,32B.~'156-- 5. 8, & 7) district ad valorem taxes ............................. $ _____4.~_~ Of ,'m school district is $ 14,131,825 ..... an a0 valorem tax levy i~raltrninMy estimate of fleods for currenl expense, as hermnabOve set 3 5 Mills fiscal ymBr. , velusben} I the aiR:world of the school district electors 20 Mills negded to meQt the net|de of the school dlstrict for current expeflses from the C'eneral 15 MHIs .._.--------- T. Leaf m~jt reef im tmmd le meel i~e ram(hi el if~ Nfmg4 dlMN~ N | MMm dmd ihe ~j S~ te~ ~ r$ limb } NEEDED FOR ERECTING. REMODELING. OR REPAIRING SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND FOR PURCHASING IE PROVIDED FOR FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDING FUND: school b,J~lingl hxn~ure and ecMament ............. $ 175,000 ...... . .................................. $ 0 i fund ...................... $ &2). ....... s [ ,q~O SOURCL~ FOR TNE SCHOOL OISTRCT II~LDING FUND: r, at cloN of pmesm fiscal yew .................... $ 104,30 o6~w soumes ................................. $ 0 md oth4w Income ................................... $ !04,340 I~ 4 & S) "/0,660 I VSlOrqlfll taxes .................. " .... , - ~US mml 6) ..................... " ............... tax levy Of 5 mliis w~ be re(Niflld to meal the need,= of tht dislrlct building fund rot the 5 Mills the Board el Educgion memb~s in Office No. ~ and Office No. _______. (Residents of the Scrmol E ect*o Filing period Oe(=ember 2 IO Oeceml~w 41996 from 8:00 a.m. Io 5:00 pm $ WII 5 MICa t0 M*Ul 1997 ~ween the I~ours oI_Zi.0~--------- if nlceesary, w~l be held on A~rll i~ ,1997 Oklahoma Perkins and Stillwater is expected o be let in Janu- ary, State Sen, Robert Murphy told the Perkins Lions at their Monday meeting In June 1948, Perkins Ordinance 70 put an end to hogs being kept within the city limits It still allowed one to have one cow and one calf. The cattle must be penned in an enclosure near the alley and to be kept clean. This ordinance was replaced by Ordinance 96 in May 1961. People were asked to submit reasons why Pistol Pete Eaton should be considered for inclusion in the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. Perkins packer Ralph Crane will join a select group of his fellow meat processors Frid ay evening when he will be presented the Premier Pork Pro- cessor Award of the Oklahoma Swine Breeders Association. The presentation will be made dur- ing the annual banquet of the association at Okla- homa State University. William Holmes of Coyle High School placed fourth in 13-state Region II of the James T. Lin- coln Arc Welding Foundation's national competi- tion. Aprize of $75 went to Holmes for his project, a four barrel cattle feeder. His instructor is Gary Kirk. A photo of a letter that Tammy Lore, 1() year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dickey Lore, received from President Richard Nixon in response to a letter she had written to him two weeks before. From Elm Grove-Lost Creek news reported by Lorayne West: Mr. and Mrs. Garry West and children visited Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Russell Westfall. a Mr. and Mrs. Owen Walker and family were Thanksgiving guests in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnson of Coyle. Dorothy Welch and Debbie Dry spent Sunday in Meeker visiting the Cleo Johnsons. Mr. and Mrs.. Walter Gambill of Guthrie were Thanksgiv- ing dinner guests of Dorothy Welch. Emma Lingenfelter spent the Thanksgiving weekend in Pawnee with her sister, Mrs. Evelyn Davis. 20 Years Ago. Nov. 25. 1976 Jimbo Myers is shown pulling his dog Blackie in the box on the back of his 3-wheel bike. Jimbo is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Johnson. Jimbo says his dog's father was a great Dane and his mother was a bulldog. The Perkins-Tryon Band announce their carni- val Saturday was a success with a sell-out chili supper and ticket sales totaling over $1,000! Three happy people, Eva Harral, Sue Dodrill and John Scott Hoover, walked away. with a turkey. The Oklahoma Commendation Medal was re- cently presented to Technical Sergeant Claude ,% Maxwell of Perkins in ceremonies at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahom; ('itv The Olivet EH Club met in the home t}f Nell Youngker Tuesday, Nov.. 10th for their regular meeting. Members were Mrs. George Allen, Amy and Helen Chrystal, Beulah Cox, Etta Woods, Hazel Scott, Jewell Mahar, Carol Jarvis, Jane Reed and Sybil Wall, with guests Verna Yaseck and Mrs. Ken Close becoming members. 15 Years Ago, Nov. 26, 1981 Dixie McIntire of Tryon was the first winner of the Christmas promotion that started last week in The Journal and will continue through Christ- mas. Ms. McIntire won $100 in gift certificates that can be spent in the participating merchants' stores. The secret words were "A Christmas Carol." Perkins merchants collected $8,939.56 during September business activities, as compared to $8,914.09 a y ear ago. From the Files59 years ago-- The Platt sale of the Rice farm northwest of town will be a very popular one. Platt has some valuable cows, and they will sell well. Lyman Platt and family are leaving for their new home down on the farm in Bacca County, Colorado. The Journal is being moved to the Rowley building and may take sev- eral days before things are back in order. (Editor's note: The Rowley building was the store building just north of what is now the Perkins Care, or Stumbo grocery at that time.) The Perkins Lions will sponsor an appearance of the Ozark Country Jubilee at the Cimarron Country Ballroom on Jan. 29, it was announced at Monday's Lions Club meeting. Proceeds from the appearance will be used for Lions Club com- munity projects. In her From Here to There column, Edna Eaton Wilson reported that Payne County is having a bountiful deer season this year. Rymer Arthur, Bill Busch, Frank Adams, all bagged deer the first day. John Duck, a bachelor, is planning a crowd at his house for Thanksgiving dinner. John ha- bitually invites exchange students for the holidays. Filler: The "Star Spangled Banner," although written in 1814, did not become the national an- them until 1931. Featured in Carol Graham's columns this week are Rev, W.C. Graham and family, the new pastor at Vinco Faith Assembly, for the ' Your Profession" column and Inez Barnes in The Journal Visits col- umn. Mrs. Barnes was getting ready to retire af- ter 23 years as financial secretary and treasurer for P-T Schools 10 Y_ears Ago, Nov. 27, 1986 David Sasser is shown with a rifle that had be- hinged to Pistol Pete Eaton. He had bought the ancient gun manuihctured in 1897 from a Michi- gan gun dealer Carrol Smith. The gun had sur- faced at least once in a pawn shop, and Smith found it at a gun show. At one time it had $8500 price (m it but Sasser paid much less but it was admitt:edly in the fi)ur figure price range. From the Files, 71 Years Ago: "The Deacon" is being pr, sented by" the high school, Cast mem- bers are: Orvil Bain, Raymond Shannon, Leonard Saint, Donald Crabs, Leonard Fulwider, Harry Foster, Homer Hill, Olan Clanin, Hortense ttarrington, Gracie Flynn, Vira Stumbo, Francis Miles, Josephine Scroggs, Beulah Stookey and Earl Drake, give a toy Yz r Free Portrait Sitting in about a week Your choice of HOLIDAY SPECIAL... See FREE 8 Xl0 PORTRAIT 15 PHOTO GREETING CARDS with purchase of a portrait package Us, for A ur Holiday D FRAJ 0 bu! NO NEGATIVE? O quality , . Board Of ~ducaflon ,I of Board Of Educat,on Lloyd HOOZ'Ba~